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YAAA partnering with YPD for annual turkey drive

November 9, 2018
Yale Affrican American Affinity Group is partnering with the Yale Police Department for their Annual Turkey Drive, taking place on Friday, November 16, 2018. In prior years, YPD has raised over $5,000 and feed over 1,000 New Haven residents. Here are some ways that you can help give to a family in...

Yale Human Resources Launches United Way - Food Trucks for a Cause Series

November 9, 2018

Yale - United Way HR Co-Champions, Courtney McCarthy and Jaimee D’Agostino are excited to announce a brand-new event in the HR United Way campaign lineup - Food Trucks for a Cause .

Each Wednesday, from October 31 through November 28, a local food truck vendor will be in the...

Ask Janet!

November 9, 2018

You asked and Janet answered. Read Janet’s response below to the question submitted in the September edition of Inside HR&A .

As always, “Ask Janet” invites you to share your questions and ideas about work and work/life with Vice President for Human Resources and Administration...

Staff Spotlight - Overcoming tragedy by helping others

November 9, 2018
After Sue’s 24-year-old son Joshua died of suicide four years ago on September 2, 2014, she decided to share her story and put a spotlight on a disease that she feels is an epidemic, mental illness. “Unfortunately, you only become familiar with mental illness when it happens to someone close to you...

Managing at Yale curriculum enhancements

November 9, 2018
The Managing at Yale curriculum has recently undergone key content and structural updates to best meet the needs of our managers. The Managing at Yale Essentials class for new managers has expanded to three days to bring critical information to managers sooner. It now includes a comprehensive day...

Food Trucks for a Cause

November 7, 2018

The HR United Way Team is thrilled to announce a brand new event in our UW campaign lineup.

Each Wednesday, from October 31 through November 21, a local food truck vendor will be here at 221 Whitney Avenue, serving up delicious food, with 10% of the proceeds going to the United Way....

YPD Chief Ronnell Higgins is honored by NAACP

October 5, 2018

Chief Ronnell Higgins leads by example, and his values and deep sense of ethics are seen in everything he does. Recently, he was honored by the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), as he received the NAACP’s “100 Most Influential” award...

Improved shuttle experience for Yale riders

October 5, 2018
Yale Parking and Transit is working to improve your shuttle experience. Use DoubleMap in place of the TransLoc app for all Yale Shuttle Lines. To track the Yale shuttles from a computer, go to yaleshuttle.doublemap.com. How to download the app: Visit the Apple App Store (for iPhone/iPad) or the...

Ask Janet

October 5, 2018
You asked and Janet answered! Read Janet’s response to the question submitted in the September edition of Inside HR&A! As always, “Ask Janet” invites you to share your questions and ideas about work and work/life with Vice President for Human Resources and Administration, Janet Lindner...

President Salovey visit to School of Management for Founders Day

October 5, 2018
On Tuesday, October 9, Dean Ted Snyder will host a Founders Day visit by President Salovey from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the School of Management, Evans Hall, Room 1400. HR&A staff are cordially invited to attend. We encourage you to...

Register for New Haven Day of Caring

October 5, 2018

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Yale will partner with United Way of Greater New Haven and other organizations in sponsoring the first New Haven Day of Caring—a day dedicated to beautification projects throughout the city. Volunteering provides an opportunity to positively impact our community...

National Disability Awareness Month at Yale

October 5, 2018

In 1988, the United States Congress declared October as National Disability Awareness Month to raise awareness of the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities. This month one of Yale’s eight affinity groups, DiversAbility at Yale (DAY), will celebrate with...

Multicultural Block Party

October 5, 2018

Sunday, September 23, marked the eighth annual Multicultural Block Party. This year’s celebration was led by Diane Chandler of Human Resources, Fallon Thomas of Orthopedics, and Annie Lin of the Yale-China Association. With over 800 attendees, including staff and their families, faculty,...

Dogs Days of Summer contest winner & sneak peek to November’s contest

October 5, 2018
Join us in congratulating the winner of the Dog Days of Summer photo contest, Kelley James of Yale Temporary Staffing Services and her adorable pup, Phil! Congrats, Kelley and Phil! Stay tuned for our next Spooktacular photo contest—we want to see you, your colleagues, your little ones, and your...

Celebrate Sustainability

October 5, 2018

Celebrate Sustainability , which will take place October 8 -12, 2018, is a weeklong series of events and activities to raise awareness and engagement around sustainability. This year’s events will center around the theme of Healthy Yale, Healthy Planet. To see the full lineup of events,...

Dog Days of Summer Photo Contest

September 6, 2018

The dog days are (almost) over and we want to know how your dogs (and cats, birds, reptiles, etc.) spent their summer!

Submit a photo of your furry, feathered, or scaly friends living their best summer life and enter to win our Dog Days of Summer Photo Contest! Voting is closed.

Successful summer internship season comes to a close

September 6, 2018

The 2018 summer internship season has come to a successful close with 94 interns from New Haven Promise completing internships in 32 departments campus wide. Within Human Resources, diligent work was done by Melanie Espinal in HR Communications, Deni Cifuentes in OESD, and Olivia Buckholz, who...

Celebrating the sixth annual Multicultural Block Party

September 6, 2018

The eight affinity groups at Yale are busy planning various events over the next several months. The largest event, which is scheduled for Sunday, September 23, from noon – 3:30 p.m., is the Multicultural Block...

Congratulate Deborah Stanley-McAulay

September 6, 2018

Deborah Stanley-McAulay, Senior Director & Chief Diversity Officer recently received a Leadership Excellence Award from the Tri-State Diversity Council. The National Diversity Council seeks not only to uphold and promote the principles of leadership but also seeks to recognize those...

HR Staffing to host spouses and partners event

September 6, 2018

Yale HR Staffing, in collaboration with McDougal Graduate Student Life, GSAS, will host an orientation and networking event, as part of Graduate Orientation, for spouses and partners of new Yale Graduate & Professional Students and Postdocs. The event will be held on September 7, 2018, from...

Meet Adrienne Wilson, Assistant Administrator, HR and Administration

September 6, 2018
How long have you been with Yale and what jobs have you held at the University? I’ve been at Yale for just under three years. I started at the med school as an ER Support Specialist supporting the HR Generalist (HRG) team. From there I became an HR Generalist in a floater role...

Ask Janet

September 6, 2018
You asked and Janet answered! Read Janet’s responses to the questions submitted in the August edition of Inside HR&A! As always, “Ask Janet” invites you to share your questions and ideas about work and work/life with Vice President for Human Resources and Administration Janet Lindner. Questions...

HR&A Staff Spotlight- Kacey Shepherd-Way, Transaction Specialist, HR Employee Services

August 3, 2018

How long have you worked at Yale? I have been in my current role for about a year and a half. I started in HR in 2013 as a temporary employee and then left for grad school. Once I completed my master’s in public relations at Quinnipiac, I returned to Yale and...

It’s a Baby Boom!

August 3, 2018

Human Resources and Administration recently welcomed some small and adorable new members to our extended family. Please join us in congratulating our new moms and dads!

Bonibelle Candelario, Organizational Development Consultant, Organizational Development: Awesome Jose Reynaldo...

New Haven Promise Summer Internship Program at Yale

August 3, 2018

This summer, the University has hired 93 New Haven Promise interns, the largest number of interns since the start of the partnership in 2014. Interns have been placed in 32 departments across campus, with many of the departments hiring multiple interns. Six new departments have joined the...

News from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

August 3, 2018

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) has created a fun and interactive team building activity as part of its Workplace Survey Action Plan—ODI BINGO! Susan Abramson, Manager of Yale WorkLife and Child Care, created a BINGO card with each square focusing on a Yale or diversity related...

What’s buzzing this summer in Graduate Housing?

August 3, 2018

On June 18, five of the twelve students living in the Hall of Graduate Studies moved into their new residence hall at 272 Elm Street—a brand new, 82-bed facility located atop the soon-to-be home of LL Bean (opening in August). These two-bedroom, fully furnished suites offer graduate &...

Are you taking advantage of Yale Advantages?

August 3, 2018

Summer is upon us and travel is on our minds! Did you know that Yale Advantages offers many discounts and special travel offers to Yale staff members? Some of the discounts offered...

Visit the garden at 221 Whitney Avenue

August 3, 2018

Did you know? Right outside the door of training room LL5/6 at 221 Whitney Avenue sits a garden filled with herbs, flowers, picnic tables, and sunshine. The HR Green Team has been maintaining the herb garden since 2015 as part of Yale’s sustainability plan. Herbs from the garden have been used...

Ask Janet

August 3, 2018

“Ask Janet” invites you to take a moment to share your questions and ideas about work and work/life with Vice President for Human Resources and Administration Janet Lindner. Questions will be answered in the next newsletter....

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